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Barrel Fermented Chardonnay

LPF BF Chardonnay 2020 G

Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2020

100% Chardonnay
Winemaker’s notes

60% grapes from our Franschhoek Estate and 40% from Elim (Cape Agulhas). The Elim grapes add minerality and freshness while the Franschhoek grapes show richness in fruit. Citrus and lime notes leading into rich white pear. Lingering finish with dry savouriness.
Grapes from the various sites are kept separate and picked at different sugars to highlight the differences in terroir. Matured in 1st, 2nd and 3rd fill barrels for 10 months. The barrels are stirred every second week for 3 months giving a full rich mouth feel.
Wine analysis
Residuel Sugar 2.2g/l
pH 3.33
Total Acid 6.1g/l
Alc 12.29%